The couple revealed that they are expecting their third child during difficult times. The couple shares two daughters together, three-year-old Naomi and one-year-old Zara.
“Ensuring our children are healthy, happy, and loved is and always will be our number one priority, and we commit to co-parenting with mutual love and respect,” the statement concluded.
“In light of our growing family, we respectfully request privacy during this time. The ex-couple began dating in early 2019 after meeting through a relative. In the summer of that year, they got engaged and then officially married in May 2021.
In February, Smokey attended the 2023 Person of the Year tribute concert honoring Robinson and Motown founder Berry Gordy, and they chatted with Billboard on the red carpet.
Gayle mentioned that her favorite Motown song was the Four Tops’ 1966 classic, “Reach Out (I’ll Be There),” before Allen immediately sang the chorus to her.